By using wave management in SAP EWM, you will improve the planning and control of warehouse operations. With wave management, you should also see an improved order fulfilment rate, by securing that each order is picked, packed and staged, well ahead of departure time. In addition, wave management will help you to more optimized usage of the existing workforce, including an opportunity to actually save significant cost of manpower. This is a consequence of being able to even out the workload during the day, avoiding unnecessary workload peaks, that if not managed properly, will lead to a higher demand for warehouse staff.
Labor Management in S/4HANA Extended Warehouse Management enables you to: Optimize labour efficiency and allocate resources in accordance with the workload Provide alerts when performance falls below expectations Simulate impacts on labour as a result of changes to the process flow or inventory